29 November 2022
When a vehicle is described as a lemon, it typically means that the car is not functioning as it should. There are problems with it that can leave a bad taste in your mouth, much like if you were to suck on a lemon. Here are some questions you are likely to have if you are in a situation where you own a lemon car. Are There Laws Protecting You From Buying A Lemon?
31 October 2022
Generally, parents want their children to have a comfortable life even after dissolving their marriage. This is why they make timely child support payments as ordered by the court. Unfortunately, some may inadvertently pay child support without knowing that they aren't the child's biological father. This may not be fair, and you can request the court to shift the child support responsibility to the biological parent. Read on to find out how you can petition the court to change a previous judgment and how a family lawyer can help.
5 October 2022
Have you or your loved one been arrested for driving while under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI)? You probably wonder what you can expect in terms of punishment should you be found guilty. And while the laws vary from state to state, there are a few basic forms of penalty most have in common. Here's what you need to know about them. 1. License Suspension Most people who are convicted of any type of impaired driving will see their driving license suspended for a minimum time.
9 September 2022
A trust is an excellent alternative to a last will and testament. It allows estates to be kept out of probate, provides inheritances to beneficiaries in a more orderly manner, and is entirely private. To oversee your trust once you have passed, you must appoint a person that is up to the job. Read on and find out more. What Is a Trustee? Overseeing a trust can be compared to executing a will.
10 August 2022
Will you be getting a divorce from your spouse, and wondering what will happen to your retirement accounts? If so, you may not realize that it is considered marital property and will be divided during a divorce. Here are a few things that you need to know about this unique asset that needs to be divided. Are All Retirement Accounts Considered Marital Property? Be aware that all of your retirement accounts are not considered marital property.
15 July 2022
Were you named the executor of an estate? If yes, you have a greater legal responsibility to protect and administer it. You are also expected to pay the estate taxes and handle everything else associated with the estate to avoid family disputes. Moreover, you should ensure you distribute the assets according to the will left behind and applicable laws. Unfortunately, you may make mistakes that could lead to increased tax liability or even expose the estate to litigation.
20 June 2022
When you're in the midst of a difficult situation, it can be hard to know where to turn for help. If you need Social Security Disability, you may need someone in your corner to help fight for those benefits. Here's what you need to know about hiring a Social Security Disability lawyer. What is Social Security Disability? Social Security Disability is a government benefits program that provides financial assistance to people who are unable to work because of a disabling condition.
19 May 2022
Although most car crashes are unintentional, establishing fault may still be vital to obtaining the right compensation. Without knowing who caused the accident, insurers may find it challenging to pay out settlements, and courts may find it tricky to hold someone accountable. Unfortunately, the process of determining responsibility isn't easy. It requires thorough investigations, which a legal professional can best do. That's why you need the assistance of an auto accident lawyer.
18 April 2022
Emergencies can happen at any time, anywhere. You could slip as you walk to the front door of your house, be hit by an object at work, suffer injuries due to medical malpractice, or be knocked down by a car as you cross the road. In these situations and many more, you may be eligible for reimbursement to cover your treatment expenses. However, it's essential to work with a personal injury attorney to get a favorable outcome.
9 March 2022
Many people find divorce issues complicated. The complications can easily lead to divorce mistakes. Unfortunately, mistakes in the divorce process can cause you time and money. Below are some tips to learn more about the divorce process and issues. Research State Laws Online Divorce laws vary by state. State laws differ on: Separation or waiting periods Residency requirements Child and spousal support Most states have online resources for divorce laws and regulations.